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Best Space Stories of the Week – Feb. 15, 2015

Europe launched a prototype minishuttle on its first space test, SpaceX lofted the DSCOVR space-weather satellite and scientists questioned whether …

The First True-Color Shot of Earth from Space

Home / PhotographyThe First True-Color Shot of Earth from Space<p>By on December 27, 2014<p>This remarkably detailed image is the first true-color shot taken by the Japan Meteorological Agency's <i>Himawari-8</i>satellite. While the image is not exactly how it would appear to the naked eye of a direct human …

Sun's sizzling X-rays photographed from space

<b>An "X-ray eye" designed to study distant galaxies and black holes has turned its attention to our own star and snapped a remarkable portrait.</b><p>Nasa's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (Nustar), launched into orbit in 2012, views the universe in very high-energy X-rays.<p>Now on an extension to its …

What is the Average Surface Temperature on Venus?

Venus is often referred to as our “sister planet,” due to the many geophysical similarities that exist between it Earth. For starters, our two …

Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst made the video from International Space Station.<p>As if Santa attached a GoPro camera to his sleigh, a new video reveals the Earth as few have seen it.<p>Published this week, the time-lapse shows stunning views of the Earth, sunrises, clouds, lightning, auroras, stars, and the …

Three Videos of the Earth From Space Will Change Your Perspective on Our Planet

I do love time-lapse animations of the Earth seen from the International Space Station, and if you do too, this is your lucky week: No fewer than …

Solar System Facts: A Guide to Things Orbiting Our Sun

The solar system is made up of the sun and everything that orbits around it, including planets, moons, asteroids, comets and meteoroids. It extends …